Angela Merkel and David Cameron were forced into the next stage of their relationship today. It was, as many young couples have discovered, a momentous upgrade to their status: a visit to Ikea.
This picture shows them half way around discussing whether to eat the meat balls in Ikea or to head off to Frankie & Benny’s New York Italian Restaurant & Bar next door before checking out a movie.
Sadly, the trip highlighted more differences than it did similarities: she loved the bed spreads, he hated them. He loved the Skâter but she loved the Älvros.